Library of Wales on the BBC's Sunday Politics Wales
The Library of Wales series was a feature for debate on today's Sunday Politics Wales show aired on BBC One Wales.
BBC News reported that:
A call has been made for a scheme which republishes classic Welsh books that have gone out of print to continue to receive public funding.Wales Book of the Year winner Jon Gowerbacks the Library of Wales series, which has sold 50,000 copies since it was launched in 2006.[...]In total, 34 books have been published through the scheme, and Mr Gower said he was in the process of reading every one.“In a Wales which has problems with literacy, having good books and encouragement to read such books is a good thing”"We look after castles and museums look after artefacts. Books are dead artefacts unless they're read," Gower told the Sunday Politics Wales programme."In a Wales which has problems with literacy, having good books and encouragement to read such books is a good thing."
Read the story in full, including an edited video of the feature from today's Sunday Politics Wales show, on BBC News.